Lance Waller, PhD

Data Management Center Director

Chair of the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University


Dr. Waller’s research involves the development and application of statistical methods for spatially referenced data including applications in environmental justice, neurology, epidemiology, disease surveillance, conservation biology, and disease ecology. He has published in a variety of biostatistical, statistical, environmental health, and ecology journals and is co-author with Carol Gotway of the text Applied Spatial Statistics for Public Health Data (2004, Wiley). Dr. Waller has more than 20 years experience in biostatistics and bioinformatics that he will apply to the projects in TBRU ASTRa.